Welcome to the Chicago Northwestern District!

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Zaki L. Zaki

Rev. Dr. Zaki L. Zaki

On behalf of the wonderful and faithful people of God in the Northwestern District of the United Methodist Church, I greet you with joy and excitement. I want to personally invite you to visit our vibrant churches, ministry sites, and agencies to explore and deepen your relationship with God.

Wherever you’ll find the Cross and the Flame in the Northwestern District, you will experience wonderful people, warm hospitality, and a dynamic expression of the Christian faith in the twenty-first century. Welcome to the Chicago Northwestern District!

May the Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit fill your life now and always. Amen.

Rev. Dr. Zaki L. Zaki, Superintendent


About the District

The Northwestern District, shepherded by Rev. Dr. Zaki L. Zaki, is home to 63 United Methodist Churches, two campus ministries, one seminary, one college, and several United Methodist affiliated healthcare and social service agencies. Framed by the Eisenhower Expressway to the South, I-294 to the West, and Lake Michigan, the Chicago Northwestern District is a beautiful tapestry of vibrant, engaged, and diverse faith communities serving a mosaic of neighborhoods in Chicago as well as many suburbs in Cook and Lake counties.




Chicago Metropolitan Regional Office
77 W. Washington Street, Suite 1820
Chicago, IL 60602

District Superintendent

Rev. Dr. Zaki L. Zaki
Phone: 773.497.4141

Administrative Assistant

Debbie Rogers
Phone: 312.346.9766 ext. 732

District Lay Leaders

Vivian Matthews
Phone: 773.626.6256

Donna Sagami
Phone: 773.490.5279

Lay Servant Ministries


United Methodist Women

Dr. Ligaya V. Marasigan
Phone: 630.368.9553
CNW UMW Web page

United Methodist Men

Leon Deloney
Phone: 312.961.3086

Disaster Response Coordinator

Jane Cheema jane@faithatfirst.com



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