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).
Service and Sunday school January 21st 2018 11 am Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir will celebrant and preach with rev. Jóni Dalbú Hróbjartssyni. Members from the Hallgrimskirkja Motet choir will sing. Organist is Hörður Áskelsson. Sunday school is led by Inga Harðardóttir, youth coordinator. Coffee after service. Welcome to church.
Hallgrímskirkja Sunday service 14th January at 11 am Rev. Birgir Ásgeirsson will celebrant and preach with rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Members from the Hallgrimskirkja Motet choir will sing. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday school led by Inga Harðardóttir, youth coordinator. Coffee after service. Welcome to church.
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 11. January will rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir lead the service and organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. After the service we sell delicious soup in the South hall. Read more about First meditation with organ service of the year![…]
This week the church is closed due to funerals: Tuesday closed: 11:00-14:30 Thursday closed: from kl. 13:30 Friday closed: 12:30-15:30
On Friday 5th January 2018 will the price to the tower change from 900 ISK to 1000 ISK.
Festive service at 2 pm in Hallgrímskirkja 1. January 2018 Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir will preach and celebrant with rev. Jón Dalbú Hrótbjartsson. The Motett choir sings. Organist is Hörður Áskelsson. Welcome.
Evensong on New Years Eve 6pm December 31. Dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson will preach and celebrant with rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. The Motett Choir sings. Hörður Áskelsson is the conductor. Elmar Gilbersson sings solo. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Everyone is welcome. Happy new year.
English service with holy communion Hallgrímskirkja, 31th December at 2 pm Pastor is rev. Bjarni Þór Bjarnason. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Welcome.
FESTIVE SOUNDS AT NEW YEARS EVE! December 30, Saturday 4.30 pm ( EXTRA CONCERT) December 31, New Years Eve 4.30 pm Festive music for three trumpets, timpani and organ. Performers: Eiríkur Örn Pálsson, Einar St. Jónsson and Baldvin Oddsson trumpets, Eggert Pálsson timpani and Hörður Áskelsson organist at Hallgrimskirkja. Famous works by J.S.Bach (Toccata and Read more about Festive sounds at New Years Eve – 30. and 31. December at 4:30 pm[…]
Opening hours in Hallgrimskirkja over Christmas and New Year 2017-2018 23. december, Mass of st. Thorlac: Church from 9 am – 12 pm. Tower to 11:30. 24. december, Christmas Eve: Evensong 6 pm. Midnight service on Christmas Eve 11.30 pm. Church is only open for mass. Tower closed. 25. december, Christmas day: Christmas service at 2 pm. Church is Read more about Opening hours in Hallgrimskirkja over Christmas and New Year[…]