On Wednesday, September 26, the Pastors of the Northern Illinois District (NID) South Region gathered together at Starved Rock for a spiritual retreat. There was time for worship, fellowship, speakers, and to enjoy the beautiful setting. The pastors had the opportunity to hear keynote speakers, Rev. Dr. John Pless and Rev. Dr. Mark Mattes, on the topic of "A Continuing Conversation on Law and Gospel". District President Allan Buss presented the President’s report.