Churches South of Iceland


Many people visit Strandarkirkja, which stays open throughout the summer and on weekends in spring and autumn. Also, it is often open on weekends in winter. The church custodian receives visitors and informs them about the old and present history of the church.
Religious services are conducted at Christmas and at Easter and once in the autumn, as well as on a Sunday when the winter fishing season is at its height. From the middle of May through August there are fortnightly services and thus altogether some 10 services every year. Thorlákskirkja church choir leads the singing in the church and the organist is Miklós Dalmay.
Lectures or talks about the history of the church and the community at Selvogur may be booked with the parish priest, the Rev. Baldur Kristjánsson, by phoning 898 0971 or sending an e-mail to [email protected]
The chairman of the church committee is Gudrún Tómasdóttir, and the church custodian is Guð­mund­ur Örn Hansson, mobile: 892-7954.
Donations to the church may be deposited into a bank account no. 0150-05-60764, state registration no. 630269-6879.


815 Þorlákshöfn,
+354 483 3797

[email protected]

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