NEW INDEPENDENT ORAl AT LLANGENNECH.■|1881-07-02|The Cardiff Times - Welsh Newspapers Online
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NEW INDEPENDENT ORAl AT LLANGENNECH.■

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NEW INDEPENDENT ORAl AT LLANGENNECH. â LAYING THE FOUNDATION STo. H Llangennech is a prosperous village abou miles distant from Llanelly,and two from Pc dulais. Since the erection of two large tin- works, and the opening of several collieries i neighbourhood, the population has greatl creased, and the various places of worship from time to time been enlarged. Bethesda Independent Chapel was built in through the exertions of the late Rev. S: Price, Llanedy. It was opened on the 26th 27th June, 1832, 49 years ago to the very da late Rev. John Joseph being- ordained minis the same day. The chapel was rebuilt in and the Rev. John Joseph continued mi until his death in 1868. The Rev. Lot Lake of America, succeeded him, and the HGv. Jones officiated for some years. The presem ister is the Rev. D. A. Jones, and the incre the number of members has been so great t has become necessary to erect a new chapel. The foundation stone was laid on Month Mrs Rosser, wife of Mr William Hews Greenfield House, Llanelly, who was pret by Mrs Joseph, of Llangennech, with a trowel, bearing the following inscripti Presented to Mrs Rosser by the Bethesd; gregational Church, Llangennech, on the oci of her laying the foundation stone of thei chapel, June 27th, 1ú31." The Rev. I). A.. pastor of the chapel, gave a brief hist' >ry chapel, after which a bottle, containing, a c the South Wales Daily News, Ti/st a'r DtjcUl, written history of the Church, was placed the foundation stone, which Mrs Rosser laic the Rev. Thomas John, Capel Alse, had i lesson. Mr THOMAS, of Liverpool, in the cour- telling address, said the Gospel had been pr ^^B at Llanedy at intervals during the last 200 Some might complain of the building as too grand, but they should bear.111 mind i was the house of God, and nothing was too and beautiful for Him. But though it was building, it was built for tho convenience people, and they would have to pay for it. they would be able to do very easily if the ^^B willing hearts. An old custom was to 1 ^^B chapel, and leave the following generation ^^B for it. He hoped they were not going to d ^^B They might say it was now a bad time tc ^^B that was true. But when he saw the inone wasted, he felt that if this was diverted i ^^B right channel, it would be very easy to the building. ^^B Mr JOSEPH, Llangennech, moved a ^^B thanks to Mrs Rosser, and referred to wl Rosser had done for their cause in the nei< ^^B hood, and to his other good qualities. ^^B The^ Rev. THOS. JOHNS, in a brief s ^^B seconded the proposition. ^^B The Rev. THOS. DAVIES supported the tion. Mr ROSSER returned thanks for Mrs ^^B and said Llangennech was fast increasii before long they would want better accoi tion. Still it gave him and Mrs Rossc ^^B pleasure to be present, and he also with j could bay he assisted in starting the manuf of the district. He saw one railway into th ^^B but could see another coming across th which would place them in direct commu with all parts. (Great applause.) The contractors for the chapel are Walters and John, Morriston, and the am the contract will be £ 1,500. Among- present were Messrs Dr. Thomas (Livcrpc D. Lewis, Thomas, Davies, Thomas Jc Wm. Rosser, Mr Joseph Joseph, &c. The Kevs. D. Lewis and Thomas Davies preached in the eveniulÅ¡.

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