Tyler has been involved with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church since about 1981. He spent much of his childhood in the Fairfield congregation in Illinois. Tyler earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
After college he moved to Danville, VA where he volunteered for a few years with a youth group and was later hired by the congregation on a part-time basis. Shortly after taking the position, Tusculum Cumberland Presbyterian in Nashville, TN called and offered him a full-time position. That was October 2000, and he’s still here.
Tyler has a beautiful wife, Brittany, and two beautiful daughters, Elizabeth Ryan and Taylor Alexis, who light up every room they enter. He is thankful for the grace and love of God displayed by all of them.
Bryan HardenDirector of Music Ministries
Bryan is a singer who has spent over 30 years in the professional music industry, much of that time singing with The Voices of Liberty, Disney’s premiere a cappella ensemble at EPCOT’s American Pavilion in Orlando, Florida.
Along with his years as a professional musician, Bryan is also a sought out vocal consultant/musical director for a variety of clients nationwide. Much of that work has been behind the scenes as a studio vocalist in Nashville, Orlando, Chicago, Indianapolis, Memphis, and Los Angeles.
Originally from Sanford, Florida, Bryan came to faith in Christ as a teenager following a Youth For Christ concert in Orlando. Since that time, he has always had a deep love for church music and has enjoyed many years as a minister of music in local church ministries across the country.
Bryan is the proud father of his daughter Madi, a veterinary assistant, and his son Rob, a soldier in the Army National Guard and political science major in college.
Lola OredugbaDirector of Sports Ministries
Lola Oredugba is a native of Richmond Heights, Missouri. She’s one of 3 siblings, with 5 nephews and 1 niece whom she adores. Lola dedicated her life to Christ as a young adolescent and again during her teenage years.
She is a very active member of the ITA (International Tennis Association), PTR (Professional Tennis Registry), USTA (United States Tennis Association) and ATA (American Tennis Association). She’s the first African American female from Richmond Heights, Missouri to play professional tennis. Lola competed on the pro circuit for a few years in tournaments throughout North & South America, Europe, and Asia.
Lola was very instrumental and worked hand in hand with her mother, Marylynn, Mayor Jim Thomson, the City of Richmond Heights Parks & Recreation, USTA, ATA, Tennis Legends, and many more to ensure the Ashe-Hudlin Historic Park Ceremony was successful in April 2018. This Park commemorates the tremendous impact that the late Arthur Ashe and Richard Hudlin had on and off the tennis court. She’s currently the Head Coach at Tennessee State University for the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams.
Outside of coaching – Lola mentors youth, prepares and delivers weekly meal plans, assists with marketing for small businesses, volunteers with local non-profit organizations, and dedicates every day to impacting the lives of others in hopes of becoming a face of wellness (mentally, physically, financially, and spiritually) all over the globe.
Lola came aboard as the Director of Sports Ministries in January 2020. She’s excited to be part of Tusculum Cumberland Presbyterian Church and looks forward to building relationships and creating lasting programs within the Nashville Community!