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).
Pastor: Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Hallgrimskirkja’s Motet choir sings. Organist: Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday school is led by Ragnheiður Bjarnadóttir and Rósa Árnadóttir. Coffee after service. You are welcome.
Meditation with organ service Thursday 19th September at 12noon After good summer brake the popular mediation service will continue every Thursday at 12 there with organ music. The service is 30 minutes and afterwards we sell soup and bread in the South-hall. Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir pastor will lead the prayer and devotion and Björn Steinar Sólbergsson plays the Read more about Meditation with organ service[…]
Pastor: Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Members of Hallgrimskirkja Motet choir sing. Organist: Hörður Áskelsson. Sunday school is led by Rósa Árnadóttir og Ragnheiður Bjarnadóttir. Coffee after service. Everybody is welcome.
Yes, please do. Children are welcome in Hallgrimskirkja. During the mass on Sundays 11 am there are also family programs in the hall of the southern wing. And there are special programs for infants and their families on Wednesdays 10-12 am. For other programs for children ask the staff in the church.
Tomorrow, Thursday 12th September, the church will open at 12:30pm due to funeral. Church is then open from 12:30pm – 9pm. The tower will be open 12:30pm – 8:30pm.
In Hallgrímskirkju we have youth group, which is called The Ark and teenagers. The youth work is for teenagers in 8.-10. grade and the meetings will be on tuesday nights at 7:30 pm -9:30 pm in the basement of Hallgrímskirkja. The first meeting is on tuesday 10. Sept. All teenagers welcome!
Pastor: Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Schola cantorum sings. Organist: Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday school is led by Ragnheiður Bjarnadóttir and Rósa Árnadóttir. Coffee after service. You are welcome.
Pastor: Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Members of Hallgrimskirkja Motet choir sing. Organist: Hörður Áskelsson. Coffee after service. You are welcome.
When is a mass in the church? Is it open to all? On all Sundays there is mass 11 am and on Wednesdays 8 am. They are open to all and the Eucharist as well. These services are in Icelandic but the pastors quite often summarize the sermon in English when there are some foreigners Read more about When is mass in Hallgrimskirkja?[…]
The Chamber Choir of Hallgrímskirkja, Schola cantorum will perform a Lunchtime Concert at 12 noon on Wednesday August 28. The repertoire varies from Icelandic folk songs to english songs. Hörður Áskelsson is the conductor of Schola cantorum. Ticket price is 2.700 ISK. Ticets are sold at entrance 1hr before concert and on MIDI.is. About SCHOLA Read more about Lunchtime concert with Schola cantorum Wednesday 28 August at 12noon[…]