Memorial Service

A memorial service for J. Neville Harcombe, executive secretary of the Columbia Union Conference, will be held Friday, May 20, at 2:30 p.m., at the Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church in Takoma Park, Md. Reception will follow. The service will also be streamed live at

Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church 
7700 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Tel: (301) 270-6777

Memorial Service Program

In Lieu of Flowers

Elder Harcombe was a strong supporter of Seventh-day Adventist Christian education. Therefore, his family is asking that donations be made to worthy student funds at the following schools:
Olney Adventist Preparatory School
4100 Olney-Laytonsville Road
Olney, MD 20832
Tel: (301) 570-2500

Forest Lake Education Center
1275 Learning Loop
Longwood, FL 32779
Tel: (407) 862-7688

Unlock Autism
2400 Hooks St.
Clermont, FL 34711
For Donation Details, click here.

Cards and Letters

Please address cards and letters to:

Cindy Harcombe and Family
Columbia Union Adventist Headquarters
5427 Twin Knolls Road
Columbia, MD 21045

Gateway Fellowship Tribute

Last fall Elder Harcombe helped WGTS launch a weekly Sabbath evening worship service for radio listeners. He spoke there once each quarter and was thrilled with this growing new ministry. Station leaders will hold a special tribute service Sabbath, May 28, at 6 p.m.

Gateway Fellowship
Meets at Takoma Academy Chapel
8120 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
For directions, visit

Tributes and Memories

We have received a number of tributes and quotes. It seems everyone has a story and fond memory of Elder Harcombe. To share yours, email These are posted on our website and will be shared with the family. Read Tributes and Memories.