The parish church at Everton where Berridge became Vicar in July
1755. He moved into the vicarage 9 months later.
The tomb of John Berridge, on the north side of the church,
showing that he dated his spiritual conversion to 1756.
|Here lay the earthly Remains of JOHN BERRIDGE
Vicar of Everton and an itinerant Servant
of JESUS CHRIST who loved his
Master and his Work
and after running on his Errands many Years was
up to wait on Him above. Reader art thou born again
without a new Birth.
I was born in Sin Feb 1716
Remained ignorant of my
fallen State till 1730
Lived proudly on Faith and Works for Salvation till
Admitted to Everton Vicarage 1755
Fled to JESUS alone for Refuge
Fell asleep in Christ Jan 22 1793
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