Rules, rites and rituals ☺
Friday, January 10th
Breakfast at 8:30 with senior pastor Sigurður Arnarson in Kópavogskirkja (Pastor Siggi, Decon Asta, Cantor Lenka Mátéová and a member or members from the local parish council).
Lunch reception at 10:30-2pm at the funeral service in Fossvogur with staff and CEO (Þórsteinn Ragnarsson). Video presentation and then introduction to the facility.
Ocean swimming in Nauthólsvík (optional).
Evening dinner with Thora and Gunnar
Disabled people at their work-space. The Church in Special Circumstances
January 6, 2020
Morning coffee at 9.30 am with CEO at Ás-Styrktarfélag. Arranged by Þóra Þórarinsdóttir. Presentation of services for disabled people. Lunch with staff and leaders, arranged by Þóra. Pastors in Special Circumstances at 11am. Pastor Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir will be with the participants with hospice chaplain, Kristín Pálsdóttir, pastor for the deaf and Toshiki Toma, pastor for immigrants
The city church
Thursday, January 9th
Lunch with Senior Pastor Pálmi Matthíasson, pastor María Ágústsdóttir and Ásbjörn Björnsson, manager in Bústaðakirkja in Reykjavík.
Grensáskirkja and Bústaðakirkja have been joined into one parish. The new parish, the Parish of Fossvogur has a senior pastor and two associate pastors.
"The Swimming pool" (a cross cultural experience).
Evening dinner at 6pm with Gísli Jónasson the dean of East Reykjavík in Breiðholtskirkja.