Rev. Olen “Bud” Russell began his pastorate at Highland Cumberland Presbyterian Church on October 11, 2015. Bro. Bud became a member of the Woodlawn Cumberland Presbyterian Church in the fall of 1993, where he soon accepted the call to ministry in the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination. Bro. Bud immediately came under the care of Covenant Presbytery as he pursued the path to ordination. Previously, Bro. Bud had completed a BA in Theology from Faith Bible College in Louisville, KY. He then went on to Memphis Theological Seminary where he received a Master of Divinity degree.
Bro. Bud and his wife Pam are blessed with four children (Derrick, Dustin, David and Haley) and six grandchildren.
Our Associate Pastor is Bro. Doug Hughes. He and his wife Nancy have four children, Gwyn Parsons, Tracy Wells, Amber Olmeda and husband George, Son-Jared Hughes and wife Jayde; nine Grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
3950 Lovelaceville Road, Paducah, KY 42001 (270) 554-3572