*1971: [[Anglican Communion|Anglican]] priest Fr Jack Witbrock [[convert]]s to Orthodoxy.
*1972 Sep: [[Bishop]] [[Gibran (Ramlawey) of Australia and New Zealand|Gibran]] [[ordination|ordains]] Fr Jack Witbrock to the [[diaconate]] and [[priest]]hood in Saint Nicholas Church, Melbourne. Appoints Fr Jack as Rector of Saint Michael Church, Dunedin. Fr Jack
visits Dunedin, NZ, a month later.
*1973 Antiochian Mission in Christchurch begins, regularly visited by Fr Jack.
*1974 Antiochian Mission in Auckland begins, regularly visited by Fr Jack until 1978.