In preparing for that gathering, I have done some research in preparation for Special Convention, I have done a little research. Here's what I've found
One entire Province (VI – all 8 dioceses in that Province) asked for suspension
C068 (Province VI) - Suspend implementation of the DHP
So, here's the thing: Since the convention of the Diocese of Newark voted unanimously in January to join all these other dioceses and bishops and all eight dioceses in Province VI in asking General Convention to delay the implementation of A177, why are we discussing it in June - BEFORE General Convention acts?
Why didn't we have a Special Convention, say, in September?
Well, your guess is as good as mine.
I suspect someone gave someone else some bad advice. Seems to happen a lot in the church.
We, as a church, need to enter into this decision advisedly and not lightly, but reverently, and deliberately in accordance with our deep commitment for justice and peace.
Please keep the Diocese of Newark, it's clergy and elected deputies, in your prayers.