Rev. Gala Strunk

Gala Eubank Strunk is the Organist for First Christian Church. In 1978, she came to First Christian as organist. After graduating magna cum laude from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in music, Gala taught choral music in the public school system. In 1988, she accepted the full time position of Music Director/Organist at First Christian Church, Longview. Gala received her ministerial license from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 1993 and became Minister of Music/Organist.

Since her retirement from the position of Minister of Music, Gala serves as Organist at First Christian Church.

Affiliations include Choristers Guild, American Guild of Organists in which she has served as Chapter Dean, Phi Kappa Lambda, and served as President of the Association of Disciples Musicians.

Gala is married to Dr. George Strunk. Together they have four children, John Joel, Robin and Ivey. They also have five grandsons and five granddaughters.