Whitney Houston Funeral

Hearse Arrives at Church

2/18/2012 6:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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The gold hearse carrying the body of Whitney Houston just arrived to the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ ... where Whitney's funeral service will be held in just a few hours. 

We'll be live outside the church until the service begins, which is scheduled to be at 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT.