Iceland

Iceland

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland signed the Porvoo Agreement at its General Synod on 17-27 October 1995. The ELCI is the largest church in Iceland with som 250.000 members (app. 80% of the population). The church is one diocese with two suffragan bishops and 12 deaneries. There are 279 parishes, but many are small 119 of them have less than 100 members. About 100 pastors work in parish ministry and several deacons. In addition there are pastors and deacons in hospitals and institutions.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland

Address:

Biskupsstofa, Laugavegi 31, 150 Reykjavík, Iceland
Email kirkjan(at)kirkjan.is
Phone +354 5284000
Fax  +354 528 4201
Website www.kirkjan.is
Presiding bishop:

The Rt. Revd Agnes Sigurðardóttir
Address Biskupsstofa, Laugavegi 31, 150 Reykjavík, Iceland
Email agnes.sigurdardottir(at)kirkjan.is
Phone +354 5284000
Fax  +354 528 4201
Website www.kirkjan.is 
English website 

Porvoo Contact person:

Revd. Dr. Sigurdur Arni Thordarson
Tomasarhaga 16b
107 Reykjavík
Iceland
Email: s(at)neskirkja.is
Website www.kirkjan.is

Director of Education:

Revd Halldór Reynisson
Address Biskupsstofa, Laugavegi 31, 150 Reykjavík, Iceland
Email halldor.reynisson(at)kirkjan.is
Phone +354 5284000
Fax  +354 528 4201
Website www.kirkjan.is

Director of Communication:

Revd Árni Svanur Danielsson
Address Biskupsstofa, Laugavegi 31, 150 Reykjavík, Iceland
Email frettir(at)kirkjan.is
Phone +354 5284000
Fax  +354 528 4201
Website www.kirkjan.is

Contact for Youth Work:

Elín Elísabet Jóhannsdóttir
Address Biskupsstofa, Laugavegi 31, 150 Reykjavík, Iceland
Email elin.johannsdottir(at)kirkjan.is
Phone +354 5284000
Fax  +354 528 4201
Website www.kirkjan.is
Email +354 528 4201

Director for Diaconia:

Ragnheiður Sverrisdóttir
Address Biskupsstofa, Laugavegi 31, 150 Reykjavík, Iceland
Email elin.johannsdottir(at)kirkjan.is
Phone +354 5284000
Fax  +354 528 4201
Website www.kirkjan.is
Email +354 528 4201

See also:
The network of church youth work in Iceland, www.aeskth.is,
Director: Sigríður Rún Tryggvadóttir,
Email: aeskth(at)kirkjan.is

The diocesan youth work for Reykjavik deaneries  www.kirkjan.is/aeskr
Director: Dagný Halla Tómasdóttir
Email: aeskr(at)kirkjan.is