You are welcome to Hallgrímskirkja
Hallgrímskirkja stands guard over Reykjavík. The church is both a parish church and a national sanctuary in Iceland. Its stepped concrete facade is an ode to modernism and a reminder of the Icelandic landscape. The church is named after the 17th-century clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson, author of Hymns of the Passion. Hallgrímskirkja is an Evangelical-Lutheran church and is a part of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Iceland. Hallgrímskirkja is one of the most visited places by tourists in Iceland. Every day thousands of people visit the church. Admission to the church is free. Admission to the tower is ISK 1000 - ISK 100 for the children (7-16).
Do you want to listen to the organ of Hallgrimskirkja and take a time for reflection or prayer? Then come to the meditation, Thursday May 16th at 12pm. Pastor Sigurdur Arni Thordarson. Organist: Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. 30 minutes of organ music, meditation and prayer. After the service we will sell soup and bread in the Read more about Welcome to meditation, Thursday 16th. 12 o’clock[…]
Pastor Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Schola cantorum sings. Sunday school is led by Inga Harðardóttir, Rósa Árnadóttir and Kristín Bjarnadóttir. An overview for the liturgy in English and some other languages is handed out at the entrance. All are welcome to the mass and the Eucharist is an open one, ie Read more about Mass – Sunday May 12th 11am[…]
Sunday service and sunday school Sunday 5th May at 11am Pastor: Dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson and rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. The Motett choir sings. Students from Iceland Academy of the Arts and from Music School of the National Church of Iceland perform: Fredrik Schjerve tenor, Símon Karl Sigurðarson klarinett and Matthías Harðarson organ. Organist is Read more about Sunday service and sunday school[…]
Organ Matinée Saturday 4th May at 12 noon Björn Steinar Sólbergsson will play music on the Klais organ, works by J.S. Bach and Jean-François Dandrieu. The concert will begin with short devotion from dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Everybody is welcome – free entrance. The program is available to download here under: 190504.Orgel-matinée
Meditation with organ service Thursday 2nd May at 12pm Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir will lead the service. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. The service is half an hour with organ music, devotion and prayer from our priests. After the service we sell soup and bread in the south hall. Everybody is welcome.
Meditation with organ service – Thursday 2nd May at 12pm Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir will lead the service. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. The service is half an hour with organ music, devotion and prayer from our priests. After the service we serve soup and bread in the South hall. Everybody is welcome.
English service with holy communion at 2 pm, Sunday 28th April. Rev. Bjarni Þór Bjarnason is celebrant and preacher. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Coffee after service. Everybody is welcome.
Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir is celebrant. Inga Harðardóttir theologian & youth co-ordinator will preach. Members from the Motet choir sing. Organist is Hörður Áskelsson. Sunday school is led by Rósa Árnadóttir and Ragnheiður Bjarnadóttir. Welcome.
Students from the Department of Music / Iceland University of the Arts, at a spring concert, Saturday, April 27th at 2pm. Beautiful religious music performed by students from the Department of Music / Iceland University of the Arts, at a spring concert, Saturday, April 27th at 2pm. Choral music, music for solo instruments and solo Read more about Iceland University of the Arts in Hallgrímskirkja II[…]
On Thursday 25th April, First Day of Summer will be closed from 9am – 12pm. Church is open then from 12pm – 5pm. Tower will be closed due to installation of a new elevator to 27th May.