Josh Cockayne was ordained as Deacon by Bishop Ian Paton here at Saint Andrew's, St Andrews on 4th October 2020. Josh will serve as an assistant curate in the congregation alongside his role teaching and researching at the School of Divinity at the University of St Andrews. He is married to Ellie, and they have two young children: Judah and Emmeline. Josh and Ellie were involved in student ministry and young adult ministry whilst living in York and were part of team who planted a new fresh expressions service. In whatever spare time he has, Josh can usually be found drinking a cup of coffee and reading a book.