Family Ministries

Meet the Family Ministries Department

Director, Family Ministries

Chuck Burkeen
Director, Men's Ministries

Chuck Burkeen has served as pastor of several churches in Oregon, and was an Associate Director in the Oregon Conference Ministerial Department. His current position is Director of the Member Ministry Department in the Oregon Conference. Chuck wrote the book "A Place for Us Guys" and has written articles for several Adventist publications, including a regular column for Renewed and Ready Magazine.

Chuck and his wife, Joyce, enjoy the outdoors and spending time with their 2 children and 2 grandchildren.

Jane Nicola
Administrative Assistant

Terrie Leen Griebel Single Ministries Coordinator 

Terrie Leen Griebel works part-time for the Oregon Conference Women’s Ministries and Singles Ministries.  She married Pastor Del Griebel in 2009 and lives in Dallesport, Washington where she works from her Home Office.

Terrie volunteered for the UCC coordinating Singles Retreats for 10 years and most recently has been involved with Women’s Ministries.   Other ministries Terrie has been involved with include Youth Ministries, Small Group & Prayer Ministries, Children’s Church, and has served as an Elder.

Terrie volunteers for Quiet Hour Ministries as a Team Leader in mission trips to Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Colombia.

Now her passion is Women’s Ministries and Singles Ministries and looks forward working with the Women and Single Leaders in our Conference.  You can contact Terrie by emailing her at