Typically police aren't called to the site, but the show up when the protesters arrived.
"We do want a functional city government and we want one that's fair," said Sister Barbara Muhammad.
Muhammad holds a sign that reads "Facts are nonexistent-- vote to re-hire Ridgell".
"The people have a duty to speak out," said Michael McCray, a fellow protester. "And I'm one of those people who tries to answer the call."
Mayor Debe Hollingsworth sent a brief press release this week citing insubordination for Albert Ridgell's firing.
This was the second time she's terminated Ridgell, back in August the Pine Bluff City Council overruled that decision and Ridgell was re-instated.
"To me this is not a protest of the church it's just a venue to speak out on an issue that concerns me really concerns us all," said McCray.
The stood outside the church to try and get Alderman Lloyd Holcomb's attention. He also acts as the church's pastor.
"There's a lot of things that while I might not agree with as long as the process works," said McCray. "I'm more comfortable with that."
Ridgell has already appealed the mayor's decision, which is why it now goes to the city's aldermen.