Sadly, so-called jurisdiction hopping is not confined to the smaller and 'newer' churches but to the older jurisdictions as well. It appears to be a way of avoiding church discipline, becoming ordained, or getting your own way. This is hardly in anyone interests and cannot be spiritually beneficial.
The dilemmas and 'divisions' within both the Greek and Russian churches may stem from deep rooted and genuine concerns but were we see 'schism' after 'schism' or splintering and the setting up of alternate heirarchies one really begins to wonder.
Someone once suggested I might care to write a history of the Greek 'Old Calendarists'. My immediate response was I would sooner have all my teeth pulled out without benefit of anaesthesia than even think about undertaking such a task.