May 21, 2020
The Mayview Christian Church, often called Mayview Church or in later years simply Mayview, was located in Jewell County's Brown's Creek Township, Section 17. The church was in existence for more than 75 years.
It was a community church with the membership coming from the area farms. As Jim Nelson, who attended Mayview with his Russell grandparents, noted "There were more people around then." Farms were closer together and people "didn't travel far." Names associated with the church were Blacker, Russell, Mowers, Gish, Braden, Headrick, Thompson, Hosler, Dunham, McCune, Bean, Slate, Bo...