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||Gerrard Sluter, a German with Canadian citizenship and previously a pioneer in Guatemala, arrives in Colombia, the first Bahá’í to settle in the country.
- He later becomes a Covenant-breaker and causes much difficulty to the Bahá’ís in many South American countries.
||Gerrard Sluter; Covenant-breaker
||Luis Carlo Nieto becomes the first Bahá’í in Colombia.
- He soon leaves the Faith and Aura Sanchez, who becomes a Bahá’í in 1941, is considered the first Colombian believer.
||Luis Carlo Nieto; Aura Sanchez
||Aura Sanchez becomes a Bahá’í in Colombia, considered the first Bahá’í of the country.
||The first Bahá’í group is formed in Bogotá, Colombia, with the celebration of a Unity Feast.
||The Local Spiritual Assembly of Bogotá, Colombia, is disbanded.
- It is not reformed until April 1946.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Colombia is formed. [BW13:258]
||The chief of the Arpushana clan of the Guajiros, Francisco Pimienta Arpushana, becomes a Bahá’í in Colombia and teaching work begins among his people. [BW14:319]
||Francisco Pimienta Arpushana
||The first Katio Indians to become Bahá’ís enrol in northern Colombia. [BW16:217]
|1988 10 Sep
||A three-month teaching project is launched in Colombia, resulting in 1,245 people becoming Bahá’ís. [BINS193:1]
||The Association for Latin American Bahá'í Writers and Authors is formed at the fifth Latin American Seminar for External Affairs in Cali, Colombia. [BINS336:2]
|2012 21 Apr
||Plans are announced that the Universal House of Justice is entering into consultations with respective National Spiritual Assemblies regarding the erection of the first local Houses of Worship in each of the following clusters: Battambang, Cambodia; Bihar Sharif, India; Matunda Soy, Kenya; Norte del Cauca, Colombia; and Tanna, Vanuatu.
[Riḍván 2012 To the Bahá’ís of the World]
||Haifa; Israel; Battambang; Cambodia; Bihar Sharif; India; Matunda Soy; Kenya; Norte del Cauca; Colombia; and Tanna; Vanuatu.
||local Mashriqu’l-Adhkar; Local House of Worship; Mashriqu’l-Adhkar
|2017. 16 Nov
||Progress report on the construction of the local Bahá'í House of Worship in Norte del Cauca.
See BWNS1047 for information on the reforestation project in the vicinity of the Temple.
|Norte del Cauca; Colombia
||Local Mashriqu’l-Adhkar; Local House of Worship; Mashriqu’l-Adhkar; reforestation