Brian Pearcy and Dr. Phil Theodorou recently joined the staff of Laguna Beach United Methodist Church. Pearcy, a resident of Dana Point, is director of children’s and youth ministries and Theodorou, who lives in San Clemente, is director of music.
Dr. Theodorou assumes the role of music director following Jeff Foster, who along with his wife and accompanist Pennie, served the Laguna Beach church for 47 years. Theodorou has led choir tours throughout the U.S. and Europe and teaches at Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach.
Pearcy is the child care director at Wood Canyon Elementary School in Aliso Viejo. He also trains after-school professionals. “I believe in developing the whole child, the spirit, the mind and the physical body,” he said.