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).
J.S. Bach’s St John Passion for tenor-soloist, harpsichord, organ and percussion. Wednesday 4th of March at 8 pm Bach’s St John Passion will be performed by three exceptional musicians and with audience participation. This unique performance style of the St John Passion has been a huge hit in Germany and the Netherlands. Benedikt Kristjánsson tenor Read more about J. S. Bach’s St John Passion for tenor-soloist, harpsichord, organ and percussion.[…]
Meditation with organ music Thursday 27th February at 12noon Pastor: Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir will lead the prayer and devotion and organist Hörður Áskelsson plays the organ. Afterwards the service we will sell soup and bread in the South-hall. Everybody is welcome.
On Wednesday, 26th February is Ash Wednesday. Every Wednesday morning at 8am is a service and on that morning we welcome everybody to join to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Pastors: Rev. Kristján Valur Ingólfsson, rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and rev. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Coffee and breakfest after the service. Everybody is welcome.
Noon prayer meeting on Monday at 12:15pm. In the chapel on the left side of the alter. Everybody is welcome to join.
English service with holy communion at 2 pm, 26th November. Rev. Bjarni Þór Bjarnason is the celebrant and preacher. Organist is Hörður Áskelsson. Coffee after service. All are welcome.
Pastors: Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and rev. Sigrún Óskarsdóttir. Members in Hallgrímskirkja’s Lady Guild will volunteer. Hallgrimskirkja Motet choir sings. Organist: Hörður Áskelsson. Cellist: Inga Rós Ingólfsdóttir. Sunday school is led by Karítas Hrundar Pálsdóttir and Ragnheiður Bjarnadóttir. Coffee after the service. And everybody is welcome.
Evening Church Thursday February 20th at 7-9,30 pm All who enter Hallgrimskirkja this evening will enter a quiet church lit with candle light. Evening Church is a collaboration project of Hallgrímskirkja and Dómkirkjan Cathedral. All are welcome to the quiet and silent sanctuary for prayer and meditation. No photographing or talking is allowed in the Read more about Evening Church[…]
Thursday 20th February 2020 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.
The mass on the coming Sunday, February 16th. starts 11 am. This day is the day of the Bible in the ELCI, the national church in Iceland. Pastor Sigurdur Arni Thordarson will discuss how we read and should not read the Bible! Lay readers. Organist Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Members from the Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir. All Read more about Mass Sunday February 16th[…]
Hallgrimskirkja is now open but the tower will not be open until later today. Valentines’ day and Hallgrimskirkja are for life and passion but no accidents!