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).
Lára Bryndís Eggertsdóttir organist in Hjallakirkja church. Atmospheric organ music by J.S.Bach, Corelli, Daquien, Brahms and more. Ticket price: 3000 ISK., discount for students, disabled and members of the Friends’ of the Arts Society of Hallgrímskirkja. Ticketsale on MIDI.IS and 1 hour before concert in the foyer.
Sunday service and sunday school Third Sunday of Advent 16th December at 11am Rev. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson will celebrant and preach. Reykjavik’s Male Choir will sing. Conductor is Friðrik S. Kristinsson. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday school is led by Inga Harðardóttir and the youth leaders. Everyone is welcome, after the service is coffee.
Every Thursday at 12 pm is an meditation service with organ music. The service is half an hour with organ music, devotion and prayer from our priests. On Thursday 6th December will rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir lead the service. Organist is Hörður Áskelsson. After the service we sell soup in the South hall. Everybody is Read more about Meditation with organ service Thursday 13th December at 12pm[…]
,,Seek peace and pursue it” Psalms 34.14 Next two wednesdays 12th and 19th at 5pm will we invite everyone to revere the silence and stillness of the church for silent prayer and meditation. You are welcome to light a candle in the steps leading to the altar or on the light bearer at the entrence by Read more about Meditation on Advent[…]
English Chrismas service sunday 9th December at 2 pm. Minister: Dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson and Rev. Bjarni Þór Bjarnason. Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir sings. Organist and conductor is Hörður Áskelsson. Organised by the Embassy of Canada, Reykjavík. Welcome.
Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and Inga Harðardóttir cand.theol will lead the service. Hallgrimskirkja’s children and youth choir will sing and play the nativity story. Conductor is Helga Vilborg Sigurjónsdóttir. Youth leaders from the sunday schoold help. Organist is Hörður Áskelsson. Everyone is welcome, after the service is coffee, we will sing christmas songs and the Yule Read more about Family christmas service sunday 9th December at 11am[…]
On Saturday 8th December at 12 noon will Björn Steinar Sólbergsson play christmas music on the Klais organ, works by J.S. Bach and Max Reger. The concert will begin with short devotion from rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Everybody is welcome – free entrance.
Every Thursday at 12 pm is an meditation service with organ music. The service is half an hour with organ music, devotion and prayer from our priests. On Thursday 6th December will dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson lead the service. Organist is Hörður Áskelsson. After the service we sell soup in the South hall. Everybody is welcome.
Sunday 2th December at 5 pm & Tuesday 4th December at 8 pm PERFORMERS: THE HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA MOTET CHOIR CONDUCTOR: HÖRÐUR ÁSKELSSON ORGANIST: BJÖRN STEINAR SÓLBERGSSON VIOLIN SOLO: AUÐUR HAFSTEINSDÓTTIR Lovely festive Christmas mood in the beautifully decorated church! At this year´s annual and ever popular Christmas Concerto of the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir, a selection of Read more about THE HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA MOTET CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERTO[…]
Opening of the art exhibition “Other Hymns, Other Questions” by Sigurborg Stefánsdóttir in the foyer of Hallgrímskirkja. As described by the artist: “A poetic interpretation of the Nativity on the material of paper” Curator: Rósa Gísladóttir. The exhibition will remain open until March 4th 2019. Free entrance.