The church began in the form of a Sunday School held under the supervision of one Henry Eynon in the Long Room of the Bailey Arms. Members of Bethania, Mountain Ash, were instrumental in establishing the chapel, and weekly meetings were initially held in 33 Victoria Street. When this became too small, the first chapel, a zinc structure, was built in 1896 but demolished four years later to make way for a new chapel.
The chapel was opened in 1903 with seating for 600. It was built at a cost of £2,947 and the architect was T.W. Miller of Mountain Ash. The debt was cleared by 1923.
- Jones. Chapels of the Cynon Valley. p. 33.
- "Miskin Recognition Meetings". Aberdare Leader. 9 March 1918. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
- Jones, Alan Vernon (2004). Chapels of the Cynon Valley. Cynon Valley Historical Society. ISBN 0953107612.