A Brief Introduction

On 28th.May1953, the Guardian, Shoghi Effendi launched the Ten Year Crusade.

Among the goals given to the British Isles was “Doubling the number of Spiritual Assemblies and localities in the British Isles;”

Leicester was chosen to be one of those new Spiritual Assemblies.

The memories, photos and other documents on this history page provide a glimpse of those early days and bear witness to the achievement of that goal.