Moriah Chapel     Birthplace of the 1904 Welsh Revival
Love Song Revival Meetings Resting in Jesus Prayer Meetings Provided by Grace The Doors are Open In Remembrance 1842 God's Perfect Timing

Love Song

(you will be able to hear it sung in Welsh and English) - 'Here is Love' was known as the love song of the revival. If you have speakers, you will be able to hear it in Welsh on the home page. When you look across the ocean, you can not see where it ends because it never ends, continuously flowing across the globe. Such is the love of God.

Revival Meetings

Scores and scores of people would flock the Revival Meetings to hear Evan Roberts preach and to experience the tangible presence of God. One thing that stands out more in the 1904 Welsh Revival than any other move of God in history was the convicting power of the Spirit, causing people to fall on their knees in the streets and repent whilst no one was around.

Resting in Jesus

Evan Roberts is buried at the rear of the main building together with the rest of his family. You can read more about his grave by clicking on the 'Grave' item above.

Prayer Meetings

On the evening of 31st October 1904, this very room was occupied with 18 young people, all hungry for God. Among them was the well known revivalist, Evan Roberts. Little did they know how much this move of God would affect the world!

Provided by Grace

Moriah was the name given to the place where Abraham almost sacrificed Isaac. Instead, God provided a ram in Isaac's place. Through grace, Jesus was also provided as a substitute for us so that we might find peace again with God.

The Doors are Open

Our doors are open to visitors just like they were open to the many thousands back in 1904. If you wish to visit us, please fill the online form in below by clicking on the little arrow.

In Remembrance

Outside the main building is a memorial dedicated to Evan Roberts. You can see more information on this by clicking on the 'Memorial' item above.


The old schoolroom was built in 1842. Prior to this, the church meetings used to take place in a farmhouse kitchen on the opposite side of the road to the present Moriah Chapel.

God's Perfect Timing

Did you know that the main chapel building was built in 1898? During construction, no one knew that a great revival was to take place shortly after, apart from God!



Evan Roberts Message

Welcome to the official website of Moriah Chapel Loughor. Moriah is known throughout the world as the birthplace of the 1904 Welsh Revival. The chapel is situated in a residential area in the small town of Loughor in South Wales. It is seven miles west of the city of Swansea and five miles east of the town of Llanelli.

Our church is Bible based and welcoming. We are richly blessed by the ministry of God’s Word. English services are held every Sunday at 10.30am and 3.00pm with an adult Sunday School at 2.00pm. Our Sunday meetings are led by pastors of local churches, retired pastors or lay people. On Tuesdays at 7pm there is a church Prayer Meeting and Bible Study, or Fellowship Meeting. Ladies Coffee Mornings are held on certain Tuesday mornings at 10.30am. Visitors are welcome to join us for these meetings. If you are unable to join us for meetings it is usually possible to visit the chapel at other times by prior arrangement.

For further details, please contact the secretary Miss Bethan Jones via our contact form below. Guided tours of the chapel can be organised for visitors, but we would appreciate at least 1 week's notice for groups consisting of up to 10 people and 1 month's notice for more than 10 people.

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