When I was in college one of my ministry involvements was leading bible studies in my dorm. There were 350 guys in my particular dorm and I began each year with the goal of learning all of their names. And actually I did pretty well.
Name recall is important. When you call people by name it communicates their value to you. Learning names helps build up your church body. When you take the time to get to know someone by name, you are likely to take the relationship a step further and get to know them as individuals.
Here is an article with twelve practical tips for remembering names.
Until next time...share the journey and enjoy the ride!